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  • Greater Manchester's trees contribute £33million a year to economy Nature
    Greater Manchester's trees contribute £33million a year to economy

    City of Trees has completed the biggest i-Tree Eco survey undertaken in the United Kingdom and it highlights the £33million annual value of Greater Manchester's trees to the economy and that 1million trees are at risk.

  • London supermarket's plastic free zones showcase 1,700 products Business
    London supermarket's plastic free zones showcase 1,700 products

    Attractive looking plastic free zones have been introduced by London supermarket Thornton's Budgens store in Camden's Belsize Park. In 10 weeks the store has managed to assemble more than 1,700 plastic-free products, featuring everything from fresh fruit and vegetables to wild game meat.

  • Leeds students donate to the homeless while they recycle food-on-the-go Resource & 'Waste'
    Leeds students donate to the homeless while they recycle food-on-the-go

    An initiative from recycling campaign #LeedsByExample means that students at Leeds Beckett University can now donate money to the homeless while they recycle their plastic bottles and cans or paper cups on campus - and targets millennials who eat most on the go than other age groups but recycle the least.

  • Concept of 'deep farms' underneath cities imagined Food
    Concept of 'deep farms' underneath cities imagined

    Academics have patented a new concept that would see food production taken underground. The revolutionary ideas are being promoted by University of Nottingham academics Professor Saffa Riffat, Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences and President of the World Society of Sustainable Technologies, and Professor Yijun Yuan, Marie Curie Research Fellow.

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Futurebuild 2019

The challenge is on for the built environment ... get your free tickets for Futurebuild 2019

The built environment industry can influence the resilience, sustainability and quality of homes, buildings and elements of infrastructure and cities. Global scientific evidence and strategies, such as the UN Sustainable Development Goals, are giving a clear message: it is now time to think the unthinkable to make change happen.

futurebuild 2019 logo mainThe ecobuild conference at Futurebuild 2019 has been shaped by the industry, for the industry. It is the only conference that will bring together and further inform architects and designers, consultants and constructors, and public and private sector clients on how to tackle the industry's most pressing challenges. From housebuilding to cities, and build quality to leadership, the conference will share insights and learning from industry experts.

The CPD accredited and free to attend conference sessions will be collaborative forums where you will develop action plans for change, proposing actions for a more sustainable future for our buildings, communities and industry.

The big thinking and inspiration of the ecobuild conference will be complemented by the Futurebuild Hubs. Offering ideas, innovation and knowledge in seminars and exhibits on the key themes of: buildings, energy, interiors, materials, offsite, urban infrastructure, waste and the circular economy and the future vision of London.

All content at Futurebuild is CPD accredited and free of charge, making your time out of the office well-spent. It only happens once a year so make sure you get your free ticket today!

We are excited to reveal the full 2019 ecobuild conference programme, which will take place at the heart of Futurebuild. The 2019 theme is "Time for Action" and will focus on how our industry can influence the resilience, sustainability and quality of homes, buildings, infrastructure and cities to ensure the world has a sustainable future.

The ecobuild conference is fully CPD accredited, so your time out of the office is well-spent. Register today and receive your free conference pass. https://futurebuild19.reg.buzz/environmental-times